Australia tour of England, 1968

Matches

Tour Match: Duke of Norfolk's XI v Australians at Arundel - May 4, 1968

Duke of Norfolk's XI 131/7d; Australians 37/3

Match drawn

Tour Match: Worcestershire v Australians at Worcester - May 8-10, 1968

Match abandoned without a ball bowled

Tour Match: Leicestershire v Australians at Leicester - May 11-14, 1968

Australians 233 and 132/1d; Leicestershire 105/9d

Match drawn

Tour Match: Lancashire v Australians at Manchester - May 15-17, 1968

Lancashire 104/2d; Australians 29/3

Match drawn

Tour Match: Marylebone Cricket Club v Australians at Lord's - May 18-21, 1968

Australians 246/9d; Marylebone Cricket Club 142 and 56/1 (f/o)

Match drawn

Tour Match: Northamptonshire v Australians at Northampton - May 22-24, 1968

Northamptonshire 203 and 192; Australians 375 and 21/0

Australians won by 10 wickets

Tour Match: Oxford and Cambridge Universities v Australians at Cambridge - May 25-28, 1968

Oxford and Cambridge Universities 108 and 135; Australians 218 and 28/0

Australians won by 10 wickets

Tour Match: Somerset v Australians at Taunton - May 29-31, 1968

Australians 434/3d and 182/3d; Somerset 304 and 187/8

Match drawn

Tour Match: Surrey v Australians at The Oval - Jun 1-4, 1968

Surrey 291 and 137/3; Australians 362

Match drawn

1st Test: England v Australia at Manchester - Jun 6-11, 1968

Australia 357 and 220; England 165 and 253

Australia won by 159 runs

Tour Match: Warwickshire v Australians at Birmingham - Jun 12-14, 1968

Australians 394/7d and 161/7d; Warwickshire 257 and 268/8

Match drawn

Tour Match: Sussex v Australians at Hove - Jun 15-18, 1968

Australians 298 and 123/5; Sussex 88 and 330 (f/o)

Australians won by 5 wickets

2nd Test: England v Australia at Lord's - Jun 20-25, 1968

England 351/7d; Australia 78 and 127/4 (f/o)

Match drawn

Tour Match: Essex v Australians at Southend-on-Sea - Jun 26-27, 1968

Essex 140 and 122; Australians 320

Australians won by an innings and 58 runs

Tour Match: Yorkshire v Australians at Sheffield - Jun 29-Jul 2, 1968

Yorkshire 355/9d; Australians 148 and 138 (f/o)

Yorkshire won by an innings and 69 runs

Tour Match: Nottinghamshire v Australians at Nottingham - Jul 6-9, 1968

Australians 357/7d; Nottinghamshire 191 and 41/3 (f/o)

Match drawn

3rd Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 11-16, 1968

England 409 and 142/3d; Australia 222 and 68/1

Match drawn

Tour Match: Gloucestershire v Australians at Bristol - Jul 17-19, 1968

Australians 351/5d; Gloucestershire 172 and 389/6 (f/o)

Match drawn

Tour Match: Middlesex v Australians at Lord's - Jul 20-23, 1968

Middlesex 277/4d and 108/8; Australians 227

Match drawn

4th Test: England v Australia at Leeds - Jul 25-30, 1968

Australia 315 and 312; England 302 and 230/4

Match drawn

Tour Match: Derbyshire v Australians at Chesterfield - Jul 31-Aug 2, 1968

Australians 259 and 270; Derbyshire 185 and 336

Australians won by 8 runs

Tour Match: Glamorgan v Australians at Swansea - Aug 3-5, 1968

Glamorgan 224 and 250/9d; Australians 110 and 285

Glamorgan won by 79 runs

Tour Match: Hampshire v Australians at Southampton - Aug 10-13, 1968

Hampshire 250 and 140/9; Australians 267

Match drawn

Tour Match: Marylebone Cricket Club President's XI v Australians at Lord's - Aug 14-16, 1968

Australians 222 and 140/8; Marylebone Cricket Club President's XI 195/4d

Match drawn

Tour Match: Kent v Australians at Canterbury - Aug 17-19, 1968

Kent 210 and 152; Australians 319 and 44/1

Australians won by 9 wickets

5th Test: England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 22-27, 1968

England 494 and 181; Australia 324 and 125

England won by 226 runs

Rest of the World XI v Australians at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3, 1968

Rest of the World XI 219/7d and 107; Australians 226 and 101/2

Australians won by 8 wickets

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Photos

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Tour Results
ROW XI v Australians at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3, 1968
Australians won by 8 wickets
England v Australia at The Oval - Aug 22-27, 1968
England won by 226 runs
Kent v Australians at Canterbury - Aug 17-19, 1968
Australians won by 9 wickets
Hampshire v Australians at Southampton - Aug 10-13, 1968
Match drawn
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